Government has expressed satisfaction with the on-going construction works of Health Posts in Lumulunga and Nalolo Districts of Western Province.
Health Deputy minister Chitalu Chilufya says he was impressed with the pace at which the construction works were moving of Mukukutwe and Miulwe Clinics in Nalolo and Limulunga Districts respectively.
Dr. Chilufya revealed that the two Health Posts under construction were part of the 64 health facilities that government has scheduled to construct in the Western Province.
The deputy health mini9ster said this Speaking during the inspection of the facilities in the two districts.
The Minister affirmed government’s commitment in ensuring that no loses of human life were recorded through preventable diseases.
Meanwhile, Western Province Medical Officer Dr. Andrew Silumesii said that the construction of Health Posts in the entire 16 districts of the province would improve the livelihood of the people in the Province.
And a resident of Nalolo District Gibson Mushaukwa thanked the government for the gesture of taking healthy facilities closer to the people.
Mr. Mushaukwa said the construction of the Health Posts would cushion the challenges people were facing in accessing health services in the Districts.
He pointed out that patients in the areas especially women have for sometime now been encountering difficulties in accessing maternal health care services adding that some expecting mothers were giving birth on the way to health facilities resulting into maternal complications.
Before inspecting Mukukutwe and Miulwe Health Posts under construction in Western Province, Health Deputy Minister Dr. Chitalu Chilufya officially launched the Provincial Medical Stores facility at Lewanika General Hospital in Mongu that cheered the residents and indeed the Barotse Royal Establishment.